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Rockefeller University Administrative Assistant | Vertebrate Genome Project in New York, New York

Organization Overview

Our Vertebrate Genome Laboratory conducts research and services for individual and large vertebrate genome projects such as the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP/G10K) that aims to sequence high-quality genomes for all 66,000 vertebrate species on the planet.


This position will assist current staff with administrative duties, as well as be responsible for their own tasks relating to managing the Director's schedule and assisting in the laboratory.


Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the Vertebrate Genome office and laboratory

  • Act as lab liaison to the rest of the university and the scientific community (and answering emails in a timely fashion)

  • Assist Admin Coordinators in producing and resolving invoices for the Vertebrate Genome Laboratory

  • Assist with ordering laboratory and office supplies for the Vertebrate Genome Laboratory

  • Manage the PI(s) schedule, including with international scientific consortiums, arranging travel, scheduling and coordinating meetings, activities of laboratory staff and visitors, conferences and special events. Assist Director, laboratory staff, and visiting scholars with completing and submitting travel reimbursement and expense reports

  • Perform miscellaneous administrative duties as required



  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and decision-making skills

  • Ability to maintain high level of accuracy


  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat is preferred

Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $55,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $60,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Administrative and Support Services

Position Type Regular Full-Time